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Moon Gazer II American Indian

Moongazer II copy

Moon Gazer II, 60 x 40, oil on canvas

It was common for hair locks to be attached to ‘War Shirts’ of the Plains Indians. The hair may be that of a family member, taken in battle from an enemy or be animal hair. Whatever the case, it is a symbol of personal honor

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Posted by on November 28, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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Wild West!

Wild West by K. Henderson

Wild West!, 36 x 36, oil on linen

As I reported recently, I’m painting a series of oils based on the American Indians that preformed in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. I’m using photos from the late 1800’s as my reference and inspiration.

But what would this series be without a painting of Buffalo Bill Cody?

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Posted by on November 25, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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Summer Lightning

Summer Lightening

Summer Lightning, 20 x 30, oil on canvas

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Posted by on November 23, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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The Shadow of Our Burden

The Shadow of our Burden by K Henderson

The Shadow of Our Burden, 20 x 30, oil on linen

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Posted by on November 21, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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Cowboy’s Sweetheart

Cowboy's Sweetheart by K Henderson

Cowboy’s Sweetheart, 20 x 30, oil on linen

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Posted by on November 4, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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Since 1901 – American Indian

Since 1901_K Henderson

Since 1901, 30 x 40, oil on linen.

I really enjoyed creating the painting ‘Indian‘ based on the logo for the Indian Motorcycle, so I painted this second, larger one.

This one shows an American Indian wearing a feathered headdress as the Indian in the logo.

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Posted by on November 1, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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Indian

Indian_K Henderson

Indian, 22 x 28, oil on canvas

Indian was painted in honor of America’s Pioneer Motorcycle, The Indian, which was first manufactured in 1901.

With this painting I am revisiting a series of artwork I did several years ago which included  figures along with product logos using American Indian images in the background

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Posted by on October 30, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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A Time of Honor

A Time of Honor R K henderson

A Time of Honor, 36 x 30, oil on canvas

This modern day American Indian is wearing a Mop Top, Feathered Hat or also called Mandan Headdress. The origin of this hat comes from the Dog Men or Dog Soldiers The Dog Soldier was a common society amongst most of the Northern Plains tribes throughout the 18th century. As most societies which exsisted, it was exclusive to those who proved their worth both on and off the battlefield.

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Posted by on October 25, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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We are the Dreamer of Dreams

we are the Dreamer of Dreams by K Henderson

We are the Dreamer of Dreams, 36 x 36, oil on canvas

I created this painting in 1999. It appeared in South West Art magazine that same year. I still get phone calls about it. I wish all my paintings were this popular.

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Posted by on October 24, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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We Must Walk the Path

We must walk the path by K Henderson

We Must Walk the Path, 8 x 10, oil on board

These beaded and quilled moccasins are trimmed with red Trade Cloth. This wool was originally used in trade by the fur traders to obtain beaver pelts from the American Indians

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Posted by on October 23, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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